Global Caché Forms Partnership with Zipato

Posted on 30. Apr, 2015 by in Press Releases

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Security and Automation Leader Announces Built-in Support for Global Caché Hardware

Jacksonville, OR USA – April 30, 2015Global Caché, the leading independent manufacturer of IP, WiFi, and HTTP enabling connectivity products for the control and automation market, announced today they have entered into a strategic partnership with Zipato, creators of interactive security and automation systems based on cloud technology. The partnership enables Zipato users to expand Zipato control to additional IR, serial, and relay devices. 

Global Caché’s products connect almost any electrical device to a WiFi and/or IP network so it can be controlled automated, and maintained by network-based software. The company offers other connectivity products and capabilities, including IR learning and the award-winning Control Tower IR database, available in the cloud (www.globalcache.com/controltower).

Zipato-Zipabox-with-All-Modules-Separated-(72-DPI).smAvailable worldwide, the Zipato system is based primarily on Zipabox, a wireless home automation controller that includes Z-Wave and can be uniquely expanded to include most other technologies including ZigBee, KNX, NEST, SONOS, EnOcean, Somfy, as well as other protocols. Zipato focuses on ease of use and the system enables people to easily add devices to the network. It also features an online graphical tool called Rule Creator that allows users to create scenes and schedules for their network without requiring previous programming experience.

Robin Ford, Global Caché VP, says “The Zipato Zipabox is amazing with its modular system and ability to add technologies and features. We’re proud the Zipato team has chosen Global Caché as their partner to add IR, serial, and relay capabilities to their platform, and we know our customer base will be excited about the Zipato offering. This partnership further validates the value and benefit of the control and automation industries move toward cost-effective, open system, and standards-based products like Zipato.”

Wes Filleman, CEO and owner of Mobile Integrated Solutions, is equally enthusiastic, saying “Partnering with Global Caché was an easy decision to make. Global Caché’s Control Tower IR cloud database was not only quick and easy to integrate with MobiLinc Remote, it also proved to be the key ingredient we needed in order to bring an easy to setup universal remote control for the Apple Watch and iPhone. The timing of the Control Tower IR cloud service release and the new Apple Watch provided the perfect opportunity for us to jump in and expand the MobiLinc family of apps to include the home’s entertainment system.”

About Global Caché, Inc.
Global Caché designs, engineers, and manufactures connectivity products that HTTP, IP, and WiFi enable previously unconnected devices in homes and businesses so they can be accessed, controlled, and automated using network-based software on smartphones, tablets, controllers, and computing devices. In addition to our iTach, iTach Flex, and GC-100 Network Adapter product families, Global Caché, winner of many industry awards, including the CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Honoree award and two prestigious CEPro Product of the Year awards, provides the industry’s first online IR database, Control Tower, winner of the 2015 CEA Mark of Excellence award, as well as IR learner, IR blasters, sensors, receivers, and conversion cables. Global Caché sells through distributors, VARs, and OEMs. For more information on Global Caché and our products and services or to place an order, visit online at www.globalcache.com or call us at 541-899-4800. Visit our free IR database in the cloud, Control Tower, at www.globalcache.com/controltower.

About Zipato
Zipato is a cloud based home security and automation system allowing customers to make their home safe, comfortable and energy efficient. Using both wired and wireless technology for connecting home devices, Zipato provides great flexibility for installers and complete peace of mind for homeowners. Strong and ambitious team of highly skilled electronics and software engineers backs Zipato with expertise in various areas of information technology. This way Zipato is differentiate itself by constantly innovating in home automation solutions, thus helping customers in 50+ countries worldwide to make their homes smarter.

Rusty Keller, Global Caché
541-899-4800
rusty.keller@globalcache.com

Global Caché and the Global Caché logo are trademarks of Global Caché. All other companies and/or products listed are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

 

 

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